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Turning the page

Turning the page

Annika Renganathan, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Daniel Boone Library reopened to the public on Oct. 25 after being closed for renovation for nearly a year. The renovation added 10,000 square feet and includes new features such as a “Discovery Zone” for kids, new quiet rooms, an updated collection of books and much more.

LHS Orchestra Festival allows orchestra students to improve their abilities

LHS Orchestra Festival allows orchestra students to improve their abilities

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Orchestra students will take part in the first ever LHS Orchestra Festival this Saturday, Nov. 4. "The Orchestra Festival is an opportunity for all of the orchestra students to experience playing in a small, chamber ensemble," Orchestra Director Steve Patton said. Students can also choose to perform...

Daniel Boone Library to reopen after grand renovation

Daniel Boone Library to reopen after grand renovation

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

On November 5, 2016, the Daniel Boone library located in Ellisville closed for a year-long construction project. It had opened on 1966 and had provided various library services to the local residents ever since until its temporary closure. Junior Anna Karner was among many who were disheartened by...

Renaissance partners with Panera for fundraiser

Renaissance partners with Panera for fundraiser

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, the Lafayette Renaissance has organized a fundraiser with Panera. From 4 to 8 pm at the Panera in the Wildwood Town Center, a portion of each purchase will be donated. The only way to participate in this fundraiser is showing the official flyer when completing the purchase. If you plan on ordering off of the mobile app, enter the promo code "...

Rockwood School District providing flu shots for staff, students, community

Rockwood School District providing flu shots for staff, students, community

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Rockwood School District is offering flu vaccinations in schools throughout the district. The flu shot is free for employees, and their immediate families, with Rockwood benefits. An employee should bring his or her current insurance card and their Rockwood employee ID to receive a flu shot for...

Week of protest organized by students

Week of protest organized by students

Amisha Paul, Travis Bodell, and Jack Weaver

September 17, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

In response to the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley on first-degree murder charges filed after the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011, some Lafayette students have planned a week of events to draw attention to the issues being raised by demonstrators in and around ...

Closures pile up as waters rise

Closures pile up as waters rise

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, Top Stories

According to the National Weather Service, the Meramec River in Eureka, MO is now predicted to crest at 46.4 feet at 1 a.m. on May 3. If this prediction is correct, the river will set a new record, even higher than the flood in December of 2015. The weather is continuing to affect the estimated water...

Community comes together to prepare for flood

Community comes together to prepare for flood

Jack Weaver and Travis Bodell

May 1, 2017


Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, Top Stories

Over the past three days, the Meramec River near Eureka, MO has reached flood levels and has continued to climb. The river is predicted to crest at 45.9 feet at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3. This prediction is only 0.2 feet less than the historic flood in December of 2015, when the river reached a rec...

Rising water levels cause complications

Rising water levels cause complications

Erin Coogan, Reporter

May 1, 2017


Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, Top Stories

After the heavy rainfall of five to seven inches over the weekend, Eureka faces substantial flooding. As a result, the Eureka quadrant of the Rockwood School District has been canceled on May 1. With the flood levels rising, the fear is that all Rockwood schools could possibly close. Several teache...

St. Louis Zoo: all about the jungle in Forest Park

St. Louis Zoo: all about the jungle in Forest Park

Clare Mulherin and Ty Prozorowski

April 25, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Our city is known for a number of things such as the Fox Theater, Art hill, the Delmar loop and now our zoo has been nationally recognized as America's best free attraction. The St. Louis Zoo recently adopted two orphaned grizzly bear cubs. The male cub is Huckleberry and the female is Finley. In honor...

Lafayette senior nominated for Post Dispatch award

Lafayette senior nominated for Post Dispatch award

Derek Beradi, Guest Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News

The St. Louis Post Dispatch will be having the annual Scholar Athlete award ceremony this May. It is the 51st year of this event, where students will be honored from every area of school. This event will be held at Busch Stadium on Tuesday, May 2. An approximated 150 people will be nominated and honored b...

Community Volleyball Challenge to take place on April 7

Community Volleyball Challenge to take place on April 7

Delaney Stulce, Reporter

March 29, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News

The second annual Lafayette High School Community Volleyball Challenge will be held on Fri. April 7. Volleyball teams will be made up of teachers, administration and staff from all of the elementary, middle and high schools in the Lafayette community. For the second year in a row, the school's wi...